7215.0 - Livestock Products, Australia, Sep 2014 Quality Declaration
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 18/11/2014
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NUMBER OF LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTERED
Livestock slaughtering quarterly trend movements for September 2014:
Cattle (excluding calves):
The number of cattle slaughtered was 2.3 million, an increase of 3%.
The number of calves slaughtered was 166,000, a decrease of 5%.
The number of sheep slaughtered was 2.5 million, a decrease of 2%.
The number of lambs slaughtered was 5.6 million, an increase of 1%.
The number of pigs slaughtered remained steady at 1.2 million.
The number of chickens slaughtered was 147 million, an increase of 1%.
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